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Backus Family History (#47039629)
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Bio Photo I am Dave Backus, I created and co-own the Backus Family History web site. I live in Elmira Heights, New York. I am originally from the Oswego County, New York area.
You have my permission to use any GRAVESTONE PICTURES taken by me for private uses. For public use, you may use them as long as I AM GIVEN CREDIT. For commercial use, please contact me. ANY OTHER PHOTOS MAY NOT be used without WRITTEN permission on ANY SITE!
I have been doing genealogy since 2003. I enjoy walking thru the cemeteries and taking photos of the real old stones, wanting to preserve them, because someday they will be gone or unreadable.

My Main Line of Research:

My wife's side:

Plus many more branches. Most are from Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, and Pennsylvania, but family is scattered thru out the United States, Canada and England.

While many of my memorials ARE related to me, there are quite a few that are not. I have no problem transferring the non related memorials to family, it doesn't have to be by the FAG guide lines. All you have to do is ask! If you do not get the transfer it means that that person is related to me.

Known Burials verses Unknown Burials: Please, do not move your Unknown Burial or a memorial from an incorrect cemetery into the correct cemetery and then demand that the contributor delete their correctly placed memorial. Find A Grave states a memorial with a correct known burial location will always be preferred over an unknown burial location and they will merge those memorials into the correctly placed memorial.

Also I know most of the time I do not get to thank everyone for the photos and memorials, and the corrections. So a BIG THANK YOU!
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Roger Whiting
Harriet Whiting Backus

Thanks for taking the time to link Harriet with her husband Eleazer Fitch Backus, we really appreciate it.
All the Best,
Roger Whiting
Added by Roger Whiting on Mar 04, 2017 9:28 PM
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Added by Conservative Patriot on Jan 14, 2017 1:07 PM
Lynda Duncan Miles
Harold Backus
Thank you for calling to my attention that I had the wrong parents listed for Harold. I have corrected that now.
Added by Lynda Duncan Miles on Jan 12, 2017 5:26 AM
Bill DeFlorio
RE: Headstone Photos
I looked at your website and I'm very impressed with all you have done. It must be very helpful to a great number of people.
Added by Bill DeFlorio on Jan 01, 2017 8:22 PM
Bill DeFlorio
RE: Headstone Photos
Hi Dave,

I've posted the photos to the other memorials per your request.

Added by Bill DeFlorio on Jan 01, 2017 8:17 PM
RE: Jane E Griffin Vesley
That's odd, how can someone who just died in December, 2016 be listed in 2012?
Added by Vern713 on Dec 27, 2016 11:46 AM
Debbie B
RE: Perry Whipple
Hi Dave,
Thanks for the edits, I saw them later. For transfers, would you like to have Abby, Rodney and their children? Anybody else--like the rest of the Whipples who are buried in that lot?
Added by Debbie B on Dec 26, 2016 6:35 AM
Debbie B
Perry Whipple
Dave, thanks for the info on Perry. If you would like to put in an edit for the dates, or send them to me, that would be great. Also, who were his parents? Are you interested in having this family transferred to you? I'm not related--the James T. Whipples lived in a local historic home I was researching.
Added by Debbie B on Dec 25, 2016 2:17 PM
Thank you very much for the transfers

Have a Safe Wonderful Blessed Holiday Season.

Zoellen (Hinman) Smith
Added by Zoeangel on Dec 18, 2016 6:25 AM
I am only distantly related; however, I do go off on tangents and do research.

If you would like to transfer them to me, I will do my best to find more information on them.

Thanks again,
Zoellen (Hinman) Smith
Zoeangel (#47437587)
Added by Zoeangel on Dec 17, 2016 12:03 AM
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